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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (2): 137–161.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Kenton Storey Abstract This article is an examination of the impact of the pass system on First Nations people from the Treaty 4 District of Western Canada. The pass system, which was implemented by the Department of Indian Affairs (DIA) in 1885, was a system of administrative control that required...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 January 2020
... energy of moving water into electricity. Instead, I stumbled upon an opening ceremony that haunted me for months. 1 Nearly fifty years after the dam’s completion, First Nations people were finally getting an apology. It complemented a glossy new exhibit—christened the Our Story, Our Voice gallery...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 April 2017
... was born into a historically significant and well-known eastern Wendat family, the first child of Caroline Sioui (née Dumont) and Emery Sioui. The Sioui people (Seawi, Tseawi), or nation, first appear in the written record in the 1690s in the midst of Wendat-Haudenausaunee-French geopolitical negotiations...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 35–67.
Published: 01 January 2009
... by surveying the political and environmental history of Grassy Narrows First Nation; the initiation of the blockade and the long-term perseverance of its participants are complex issues that I address in more detail elsewhere (Willow 2008). Over the past 150 years, the people of Grassy Narrows have...
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Ethnohistory (2012) 59 (2): 261–291.
Published: 01 April 2012
... husband” (although John Jr. actually was related to Naomi rather than her spouse). Thus, in Washburn’s view— which was well informed about First Nations societies and the large num- ber of mixed-race people within it—Norton was half aboriginal, although Washburn was uncertain about the Cherokee link...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (3): 417–440.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and analogous approaches to portray indigenous people’s relationship to the land. This perspective is not alien to First Nations and Euro-Canadian societies: for instance, an inspiration for this study, the two-row wampum of 1764 (Treaty of Niagara) represents the symbolic record of the engagement between...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (2): 291–319.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Iuli and Leilani Burgoyne, eds., Polynesian Panthers: The Crucible Years, 1971–74 (Auckland, 2006), 88. 18 There are many international and national debates about the concept of indi- geneity/first people and/or its relationship to the quest for historical justice; 316...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 353–384.
Published: 01 April 2019
... from the Tseshaht First Nation. His eldest son, Alex Thomas, sold these drawings to linguistic anthropologist Edward Sapir, who was at the time in charge of the anthropology division of the Geological Survey of Canada. The drawings depict critically important cultural information about ceremonial...
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Ethnohistory (2005) 52 (2): 291–331.
Published: 01 April 2005
... and Aishihik First Nations and Government of the Yukon Department of Renewable Resources. Alvard, M. 1994 Conservation by Native Peoples: Prey Choice in a Depleted Habitat. Human Nature 5 : 127 -54. Basso, Keith 1979 Portraits of “The Whiteman”: Linguistic Play and Cultural Symbols among...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (4): 587–610.
Published: 01 October 2003
... at moral, legal, and social regulation began in the 1840s and intensified first in the 1860s, and again in the 1880s, as the Cana- dian state extended its effective grasp. These interactions between First Nations people and various...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (4): 763–764.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., and economic relations among diverse users of a landscape. This new take on mobility is developed here around a detailed study of the Mi’kmaw people, an indigenous group occupying the northeast shore of mainland Nova Scotia (Pictou Landing First Nation) and their peripatetic use of Maligomish, a small island...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 582–583.
Published: 01 July 2014
... + 318 pp., acknowledgments, introductions, illustrations, bibliography, index. $39.95 cloth.) Gregory E. Smoak, University of Utah In Canada today, First Nations people have a substantially shorter life expectancy and suffer substandard health conditions as compared to non- indigenous citizens...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 459–467.
Published: 01 July 2016
... at the pinnacle of civilization. Indeed, the residential schools were only the most distilled, crystalline formation of this ideology. All other interactions with white society, down to the most common everyday encounters, partook of this ideology. My research with British Columbia First Nations peoples...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (3): 602–604.
Published: 01 July 2019
... importance to American history. There is one final “myth” that Jentz takes on, not as a distinct issue, but as an important acknowledgment, and that is Canada’s treatment of its indigenous peoples. Jentz suggests that Canada’s treatment of her First Nations people paralleled that of the United States...
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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (2): 213–214.
Published: 01 April 2023
... with and absorbing. The gist of Morgan’s insights come down to the following. Unlike First Nations peoples in the woodlands, whose absorption into the market economy via killing beaver for the fur trade is so well documented, people on the arid plains refused because of spiritual and ecological reasons. That did...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 580–582.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., introductions, illustrations, bibliography, index. $39.95 cloth.) Gregory E. Smoak, University of Utah In Canada today, First Nations people have a substantially shorter life expectancy and suffer substandard health conditions as compared to non- indigenous citizens. In Clearing the Plains, James Daschuk...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (3): 637–643.
Published: 01 July 2004
... between missions and First Nations among the Tsimshianic-speaking peoples of northwestern British Columbia (Tsim- shian, Nisga’a, Gitxsan), focusing on sites such as Fort (later Port) Simp- son (Lax Kw’alaams), British Columbia, and the Metlakatlas. Earlier treat- ments of this topic focused...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 July 2010
... that are beginning to pay off. Indeed, casinos may provide first peoples with their strongest weapon in the ongoing struggle for their land and sovereignty. Patricia Burke Wood looks at relations between the city of Calgary and the Tsuu T’ina First Nation as a way of moving beyond the Indian/white divide...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 483–484.
Published: 01 July 2010
..., First Nations peoples traditionally believed in the shared responsibility of men and women to heal. Although colonization upset this balance, growing activism since the 1970s has spurred aboriginal women to become more involved in community service and healing projects. Adapting traditional...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (3): 481–483.
Published: 01 July 2010
... and missing aboriginal women whom the Canadian justice system overlooked. The third section delves into the ways that aboriginal women combine traditional and modern conceptualizations of health. According to Marlene Brant Castellano, First Nations peoples traditionally believed in the shared...